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Neural Nets App to Find Lost Pets Presented in St. Petersburg

The 3bots team developed an application for the VK social network that can help find lost cats and dogs based on their photos

Rusnano Launches 73 Plants in Russia's Regions Over the Past Nine Years

During the first nine years of its operation Rusnano has launched a total of 73 production facilities across 32 regions

Russia Unveils Designs for New MI Kite

The Russian United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation (UIMC) has unveiled designs for a series of kites to be used for military intelligence missions

Russian Railways to Develop Driverless Trains

The Russian Railways, or RZD, is currently looking for developers and engineers to work on a new driverless train technology

Matrёshka: Skolkovo Presents Russia’s First Driverless Electric Bus

Russia’s first driverless electric bus “Matrëshka” was presented at the Moscow Skolkovo Innovation Centre

Moscow Metro to Gain 768 Next-Gen Metro Wagons by 2020

Metrowagonmash will produce 768 next-generation metro wagons for the Moscow Metro by 2020

Russia Creates Unique Rifle That Can Shoot at Four Kilometres

Lobaev Arms (Tarusa, Kaluga region) has developed a rifle that is unparalleled throughout the world

Sberbank and Tatarstan Present the First Cash-Free City in Russia

Sberbank and the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan have opened the first “cash-free” and “contactless” city in Russia

Russia to Launch Two Space Observatories Before 2025

The new X-ray and ultraviolet space observatories will be launched into orbit within the next decade

Russian University to Make ‘Sensitive Hand’ for Space Robot

Experts from Samara University has begun work on a sensitive system for a robot hand based on fibre-optic sensors

Russian Ministries to Promote Healthy Lifestyle, Clamp Down on Unhealthy Items

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has approved a project to promote healthy lifestyles and encourage preventative measures against non-infectious diseases

Russia’s Azbuka Vkusa Launches Fingerprint Payment System

Azbuka Vkusa, a Russian supermarket chain, has begun testing a fingerprint payment system

Russian Scientists Develop Extremist-Seeking Software

Russian scientists have unveiled a new type of software that is capable of detecting extremist-related content across social networks

Russian Railways and Swissrail to Cooperate on Projects in Russia and Abroad

Russian Railways and Swissrail Industry Association have struck a deal on cooperation in order to pursue projects in Russia and other countries

New Generation ‘Moscow’ Train Kicks Off in the Metro

The so-called "train of the future" showcases USB-chargers, free Wi-Fi and new interacting displays which will guide you through your trip

Russian Museums to Get Augmented Reality App

Users will be able to get instant information about any work of art just by using a new app

Moscow to Test Self-Driving Vehicles for Car Sharing

Self-driving Delimobil vehicles intended for car sharing will be introduced onto Moscow’s public roads in 2017

Russian Scientists Invent a Graphene-Based Flash Memory

Researchers at the Rzhanov Institute of Semiconductor Physics found out that graphene-based flash memory cards allow for a faster write/erase procedures

Anti-Domestic Abuse App Launched in Russia

An app that hopes to bring an end to domestic abuse has been launched in Russia

AvtoVaz Presents Telematics Vehicle Control Platform

Russian automotive manufacturer AvtoVaz unveiled the new telematics platform Lada Connect that allows drivers to control vehicle systems via their smartphone

Skolkovo Resident Develops Climate-Adapted Windows

A resident company at the Skolkovo Innovation Centre has developed a glazing system for windows which helps them better adapt to the surrounding environment and climate

The Future of Assault Rifles

Kalashnikov’s editor-in-chief reflects on the future of assault rifles